Illinois Law Likely to Smooth Way for O'Hare Expansion
- A better approach to a third airport. Cahill, Joe // Crain's Chicago Business;6/10/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 23, p0004
The article reports that Illinois state legislators and Governor Pat Quinn will sign a bill that could finally settle the issue of whether metropolitan Chicago will get a third airport. According to the author, debate on a proposed airport to be built in suburban Peotone has raged for a long...
- Legislation may set capacity levels... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/16/87, Vol. 127 Issue 20, p34
Airline consumer protection bills in both houses of Congress contain airport capacity provisions to control congestion, an extension of the high-density rule now affecting operations at four major airports. The bills will be joined into a single piece of legislation in conference. Other bill...
- House, Senate headed for showdown over scope of airport construction bill. James, Robert P. // Traffic World;10/11/93, Vol. 236 Issue 2, p39
Reports on the differences between the two chambers of Congress over legislation to renew airport construction programs. Senate and House versions of the transportation appropriations bill; House Public Works and Transportation Committee's report on technological improvements in the air traffic...
- Agreeing to disagree, airports, airlines back Senate stop-gap construction bill. James, Robert P. // Traffic World;4/25/94, Vol. 238 Issue 4, p14
Reports on Senate approval of the Airport Improvement Program. Inability of the Senate to reach a compromise on airport construction with transportation sectors; Authority of Transportation Secretary Federico Pena to freeze airport fees; Definition of reasonable airport fees.
- FAA prepares clarification paper. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/1/1986, Vol. 125 Issue 9, p60
The FAA is preparing a paper to clarify federal policy concerning airport access, and to reduce the variety of regulations that apply. This `Notice of Proposed Policy Regarding Airport Access and Capacity' is expected to become final next year. Paper; Concerns.
- Airport idea takes flight. // New Hampshire Business Review;4/12/96, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the proposal in the New Hampshire Legislature which will set up fund to purchase the state's private airports. Law passed in 1995 giving the state the right of first refusal if private airports are being sold; Airports owned by the state covered by the proposal.
- Panel OK's airport flight slot additions. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;07/15/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30435, p6
Reports that the United States Senate Commerce Committee has approved the bill allowing the addition of flight slots to the Ronald Reagan National Airport and O'Hare International Airport. Objections to both proposals by the locals; Defeat of the amendment to remove the O'Hare's proposal.
- Time running out for initiative by airport foes. Brennan, Peter // Orange County Business Journal;11/23/98, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p1
Reports that opponents of the El Toro airport project in California are facing problems in connection with a ballot initiative they have been organizing for 1999. Complexity of the initiative process for a special election; Previous losses suffered by the airport opponents at the polls; Need...
- Political minefield awaits initiative. // Orange County Business Journal;11/23/98, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p20
Reports on potential problems that could derail a 1999 ballot initiative launched by opponents of the El Toro airport project in California. Tactics that airport proponents might use to impede the initiative; Wording of the initiative; Functions that the initiative must be able to accomplish in...